inspire inspire  /ɪn ˈspaɪr/


  1. (v) heighten or intensify
  2. (v) supply the inspiration for
  3. (v) serve as the inciting cause of
  4. (v) spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
  5. (v) fill with revolutionary ideas
  6. (v) draw in (air)


  1. Maybe he'll inspire a whole new generation of kids to pass out of double teams the way he does.
  2. Browse through the various swatches, palettes and patterns to help inspire your next creative project or your next clothes-shopping trip.
  3. Maybe he'll inspire a whole new generation of kids to pass out of double teams the way he does.


  1. E.O. Wilson's Advice for Future Scientists

    In his new book, Letters to a Young Scientist , biologist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Edward O. Wilson aims to inspire a new generation of scientists. Among his observations and advice: Geniuses don't make the best scientists, and don't worry if you aren't good at math.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. InSite Vision Regains Development Rights for AzaSite Xtra™

    InSite Vision Incorporated today announced that the company has regained North American development rights to azithromycin ophthalmic solution 2%, trademarked as AzaSite Xtra™, from Inspire Pharmaceuticals Inc., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., known as MSD outside the United States and Canada.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Beckham looks to the future to help Chinese game

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - David Beckham drew a line under China's soccer history on Thursday, saying he hoped to inspire local children to get back into the sport. Appointed in March as a Chinese soccer ambassador shortly before the start of the new Super League season, the former England captain faces a tough task with local soccer still in a quagmire following a long line of graft issues. ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "I further propose we inspire the ingenuity and resolve of the American people," Mr. McCain said, "by offering a $300 million prize for the development of a battery package that has the size, capacity, cost and power to leapfrog the...
    on Jun 24, 2008 By: John McCain Source: New York Times

  2. "We hope and we pray that the music will inspire people on the other side to open their hearts," Mehta told the audience of thousands.
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Zubin Mehta Source: The Associated Press

  3. Sotomayor said she was trying "to inspire young Hispanics, Latino students and lawyers to believe that their life experiences added value to the process."
    on Jul 14, 2009 By: Sonia Sotomayor Source: Free Internet Press

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animosity animosity
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